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CBS
May 17, 2012 1:35am EDT
. music scene. chuck brown. he captured the pulse of the street and the beat of the drum. a beat that make a chuck brown show part carnival, part love affair between audience and band. tonight we remember the band leader. >> his passing is a sad moment, but this broadcast will not be a wake. it will be a celebration of a man that gave sows much that despite his absence, will live touched by everyone. >> brown died of multiple organ failure due to sepsis. >> he was treated at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore. he was admitted earlier this month after complaining of arthritis and doctors found blood clots in his legs. the clots were removed but brown came down with pneumonia while hospitalized. we have team coverage as we celebrate the life of one of our area's truly most beloved musicians. >> here is bruce johnson with a lot more on the legacy of chuck brown. >> reporter: we're outside the historic howard theater. chuck brown couldn't be here for the grand opening some weeks ago. he is here tonight in spirit. hundreds if not thousands gather to give chuck a d.c. send-off. >> we lost
CBS
May 20, 2012 1:35am EDT
/songwriter is discussing with officials a public sendoff. the 75-year-old brown died wednesday of organ failure at john hopkins hospital in baltimore. d.c. mayor vincent gray said he might make the washington convention center available for a public funeral. it is expected to attract thousands of fans and dignitaries who followed chuck brown during four decades. >>> this weekend the tributeses to the father of go-go kin. >> reporter: a lot of people are continuing to celebrate the life of chuck brown. of course u street a place no stranger to chuck brown. he practically played every single venue. here at the velvet lounge, everything inside is dedicated to the father of go-go. he may be gone but what he left behind for generations was the biggest gift key have given washington, a music like identity. >> go-go to the city is what chuck gave. >> it's going to be fun. >> it's easy to do because he had so much good. >> reporter: those listening to his music and remembers the godfather of go-go isn't just a way to celebrate his life but make sure his legacy is never forgetten. >> chuck brown
CBS
May 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
plans now set for chuck brown. >> this is 9news now. >>> we start with the brand new information. funeral services for chuck brown who passed away last week. it will be a very public affair to let fans come together fo mourn his passing but -- to mourn his passing. an all day viewing from 11:00 in the morning until 10:00 at night. on thursday a public memorial service at the walter e washington convention center in northwest. that's from noon to 3:00 p.m. parking will be limited. you're encouraged to use metrorail or bus. we're going to repeat this information a little later on in case you missed some of it. you will be sure 9news now will be sure to give you full coverage of the memorial service. >>> another shakeup at the gsa. the general services administration. 9news investigator russ ptacek has learned five people are now out at the agency and officials want to out four others all in connection with the lavish las vegas convention. >> we are trying to identify all. our investigation uncovered gsa documents showing five officials received bonus money all linked to the lavish
CBS
May 23, 2012 1:35am EDT
. thomas gore admitted in court that he illegally diverted gray campaign funds to minor candidate brown. the plan was to have brown stay in the race as long as possible and launch political attacks on incumbent mayor fenty during the 2010 campaign. >>> a judge has found richard kim guilty of selling alcohol to a minor. now, kim owns the town square market on mcarthur boulevard and northwest. 9 news now has been investigating that place since last december. we witnessed dozens of alcohol purchases made by teenagers who said they were as young as 14. kim will be sentenced next month. >>> in campaign 2012 news tonight, it's not much more than a formality, but gop presidential candidate mitt romney has a couple more wins under his belt. the presumptive republican nominee claimed victories in kentucky and arkansas tonight. the obama administration is attacking romney's record in the business world. he helped start a company that made.com knees pizza profitable but shut down others like missouri steel. the president's team calls romney's time at bane fair political gain. >> he's not running o
CBS
May 29, 2012 1:35am EDT
ahead, a chance for fans to come together to mourn the passing and celebrate the life of chuck brown. god gather of go go. we'll have what you need to know about tomorrow's big gathering. >>> also ahead, a serious shortage felt deeply on days like today. not enough buglers >>> this week chuck brown fans will have their chance to bid a farewell to the godfather of go go. it is tomorrow from 11:00 to 10 pk p.m. from the howard theater. then on thursday you can go to the washington convention center. if you can't make it in person, we'll be broadcasting it tomorrow on air and on our website wusa9.com. >>> a lone bugler plays taps during the memorial day ceremony. but at commemorations, that was something missing. a live musician. as reporter bruce leshan explains, there is a nationwide shortage of buglers or trumpeters to play for the vets. >> reporter: 66 years old taps playing ♪ >> reporter: struggling from cancer and the after effects of a stroke, retired navy musician doug sorensen played taps at the ceremony. more than a decade ago, congress agreed that every vet deserved a two p
CBS
May 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
major league delays. >>> life in prison without parole. that is a sentence for cyril williams. brown was working security at the applebee's in forest hill when he tossed adams out of the restaurant for urinating on the floor. williams came back and shot and killed brown in retaliation. >>> a drum major dies, 11 band members charged with hazing and now the band director retires after 40 years with florida a&m university. julian white is giving up the baton. he died last november and his death led to the hazing charges plus several investigations still under way. julian white says he spent years trying to get the school to crack down on hazing. >>> what you're about to say is just plain nasty. >> just nasty. and nine wants you to know we have found some new places and some new food dangers in tonight's restaurants report. here is russ ptacek. >> reporter: we uncovered health department n violations in the district and fairfax county so serious investigators closed them until they fixed the risks. at mary's kitchen carry out on martin luther king, jr. southeast inspectors cited gross co
CBS
May 26, 2012 1:35am EDT
: tom brown and his business partners thought it would be a good idea to bring the beach to the city for those that couldn't get to a shore. >> if you can't go to ocean city, we bring ocean city to the city. >> reporter: 70 tons of sand line the lot. it isn't deep enough for volleyball games, but it's just right for almost everything you would want to do on a beach. >> i'm from california so this here brings home. >> reporter: i'm overdressed for the party, but thankfully i wasn't the only one. >> i think it's fantastic. >> reporter: even dc major vincent gray showed up at the party. he took a break to enjoy fun in the sun. >> you look at all of the folks having a great time. a beach at home. >> reporter: they say forget the long drives this holiday weekend. the sun, drinks, sand and music are all right here. >> taking something that is minimal and turning it into something where people can drink and have fun. >> i think it's pretty cool just to be able to get drinks with your friends. you're on the beach. >> reporter: all right. back out live. you can see the party still going on. i hop
CBS
May 24, 2012 1:35am EDT
gore pleaded guilty to charges connected to his role in the scheme to fum money to suleiman brown. >>> finally positive news for facebook. after three dance in dump they finished at $32, up a dollar, or 3.5%. meantime investigators are investigating morgan stanley. the regulators want to know did morgan stanley share their less than rosy outlook with their clients but not the wider audience, folks like you and me? they increased the size of the offering, they increased the price of the offering. at the same time, apparently they were getting wind that the results of the company, the financial results, were a little weaker than anticipated. >>> also today, a group of shareholders filed suit against facebook and ceo mark zuckerberg. they say key financial information was not disclosed before those shares went public. a facebook spokesperson insists that the suit is without merit. >>> he was murdered. and no one signs up for that. >> that was the mother of former florida a & m drum major robert champion disputing claims that her son wanted to be hazed. new interviews with members of
CBS
May 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >>> the weather put a damper to chuck brown's viewing. members were not allowed in the center itself but the scene outside was very much in the spirit of the godfather of go go. >> he is my soul, he is my rock. >> reporter: it was a story heard often today on the streets surrounding the howard theater. >> i rocked with him. i grooved with him. >> reporter: washingtonians describe their decade long love affair with chuck brown's music. ♪ music playing >> he's a go go king. he's the everything. >> reporter: they waited in long line to view chuck's body. >> this man wasn't just a musician. >> an icon. >> his music is what dc is all about. >> reporter: the godfather of go go died two weeks ago. the viewing at the historic howard theater where he played numerous concerts attracted 15,000 people. many of whom lingered on t street for an impromptu block party that almost everybody agree chuck would have enjoyed. >> it's just amazing. it just speaks to just how much of a -- how much he was loved. all across the city. >> reporter: what nobody loved was the sudden downpour and lightning storm th
CBS
May 31, 2012 1:35am EDT
complete run down for funeral plans for chuck brown. >>> plus the study just released says the mineral zinc could be used in saving the lives of sick babies around the world. that's coming up next. >>> and i'm topper shutt. 83 today's. that's about average. wakeup weather, a cold front goes through. it's going to be a great thursday. 58-68 to start. mid 60s and mid 70s by 9:00. we'll come back and see if today is shower free and talk >>> in tonight's health alert, a new study out tonight shows a simple supplement could help save infants from deadly infections. doctors in india have shown scombling easy to take -- zinc, easy to take, low cost can save baby's lives. the study shows adding zinc to antibiotic treatment given to babies with pneumonia, sepsis or meningitis made it 40% less likely the drugs would fail. today we asked an infectious disease specialist at children's medical center about what this could mean for children around the globe. >> the infections are very serious. probably 25-30% of children die with these infections, so it's a very large proportion of children
CBS
May 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
course, there is the man named suliman brown. he said vince gray gave him cash and money orders to stay in the race and verbally attack the third candidate, then mayor, fenty. gray has repeatedly said he's done nothing wrong. >>> maryland has become a hub for human trafficking and the victims are often underage groups. tonight our scott broom reports on a crash course underway in maryland to teach police and prosecutors how to fight back. >> reporter: inside a silver spring hotel room, a 15-year- old girl was forced to have sex with numerous men after she was lured from new york with a fake modeling job. >> her cell phone had been taken, and they said there are guys coming up here and you will do these things. >> reporter: rodney hubert is serving five years in prison for human trafficking. >> it's emerging problem in maryland. >> reporter: today police were trained on how to prosecute offenders and identify victims. another area teen recently saved from gang members who used facebook to entice her to run away from her family. >> once she ran away to them, they put her in as a sex slave
CBS
May 10, 2012 1:35am EDT
victim, trooper wesley brown. brown was working security for an applebee's in 2010. turns out he threw williams out of the store for being drunk and disorderly. williams got a gun, came back, and shot brown to death. tonight prince william county paid tributes to officers what have made that ultimate sacrifice. the citizen police academy alumni association held a memorial service for fallen law enforcement officers who lived or served in prince william county. >> very important for coworkers, for family members, for all of us would knew officers killed in the line of duty. >> tonight's service honored troopers and officers killed in the line of duty. >>> metropolitan police chief cathy lanier will get to keep her job for the next five years. in a statement mayor vince gray says crime is down. sources say la near's salary will remain at the rate of $250,000 a year. >>> a man accused of killing a mother and daughter so he could abduct her sisters was in court today. the bodies of joanne bane and a 4-year-old were found outside tons. >>> the kiss against former presidential candidate john
CBS
May 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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